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For Meatless Friday, Heather Johnson shares a simple recipe for salmon rice bowls, a meal that has become a family favorite. Download our free recipe card.

Asian Salmon Rice Bowls are one of my all-time favorite meatless meals. I don’t normally like salmon, but this meal is full of flavor and crunch! My family loves this meal too! I hope you enjoy this as much as I do.

Asian Salmon Rice Bowls

Makes 4 servings



  • 8 oz salmon filet
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup
  • 1 minced garlic
  • 1/4 tsp garlic salt
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper

Rice Bowl

  • 2 cups rice
  • 1 avocado
  • 2-4 carrots
  • 2-4 mini cucumbers
  • 1 cup edamame, shelled

Sauce for Top

  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp mayo
  • 1-2 tsp Sriracha
  • Mix the marinade and marinate salmon for 2-4 hours.
  • Cook the rice.
  • Cook the edamame.
  • Cut up cucumbers and avocados, then shred carrots.
  • Spoon rice into the bottom of the bowl.
  • Lay carrots, cucumber, edamame, and avocado over served rice in small sections.
  • Cook salmon with some of the sauce for about 2-4 mins on each side, then serve over prepared bowls.
  • Mix soy sauce, mayo, and Sriracha and drizzle over top of each bowl.
  • Optional: Serve with sesame seeds and remaining sauce from pan.


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For #MeatlessFriday try this family favorite #recipe: Asian Salmon Rice Bowls. #CatholicMom

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